Facilitating Inclusion - Disability Studies

University College Cork


Course Name Facilitating Inclusion - Disability Studies
Course Provider University College Cork
Alternative Provider(s) Limerick College of Further Education
Course Code HDFIDS
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Letterkenny, Killarney, Cork City
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: January 2020 UCC
Application Date Closing Date: 20th January 2020
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Duration 2 years part-time

Course Fee €2400 per academic year

Students who are registered on this programme are eligible to apply for the Financial Aid Fund for Part Time Students. Eligibility criteria applies. For more information see https://www.ucc.ie/en/finaidpt
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applications will be considered from those who:

Hold a primary degree in any discipline (but preferably in the areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Health Care) and evidence of working in the area of disability, whether in a personal, professiona...

Course Content

Expand+The Higher Diploma in Facilitating Inclusion (Disability Studies) (HDFIDS) is a unique course and a progression route for graduates of the very popular part-time Diploma in Disability Studies (DDS). It is an opportunity for people working in the area...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1: Students complete 30 credits as follows;

AD5832: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Inclusion (Disability Studies) (10 credits)

AD5833: Introduction to Deaf, Deaf Blind, Vision Impaired Awareness and Communication (5 credits)


Assessment Method Some of the modules combine in-class examinations in the form of multiple choice questions with a practical element – sign language/social media online assessment. The rest of the course is evaluated by continuous assessment through a combination of essays, reflective logs, a journal of learning, case study, oral presentation, and course design
Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator:
Norma Browne
+353 21 490 4731
Programme Administrator: Siobhan Hosford
021 490 4702
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